Creating a pipeline of girls who are interested in leadership roles in school is essential
Educator support in helping girls take on leadership roles is essential, especially in middle and high school. The report, based on 2014 NEA survey data, recommends several actions to help educators close the leadership gender gap.
“Leadership isn’t a class that you take. It’s how you live and breathe. Girls’ leadership in the classroom must be natural,” tweeted NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia during a Sept. 30 Google Hangout to discuss the report and girls’ leadership opportunities.
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